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, but you may not know is california now ranks in the top 10 worst commute in america. and there's a reason so many people are driving solo aching matters worse. >> headlights are coming to the east bay. every day of the week, despite efforts to get us out of our cars, 73% of the still drive alone. on a regular weekday commute, it's the worst in the state. 32 minutes on average for most commuters and some even longer. >> in terms of california that's the longest. and more residents proportionately are commuting an hour or more to their jobs. >> join him in compiled survey data and confirmed that california traffic is bad but not as bad as we might have thought. >> almost three quarters of us still tend to drive alone to our jobs. maybe 11% of us carpool and statewide about 5% of us are taking public transit. >> they're is a program in california, maybe not well known but it is the law called the catch-up program. employers who do offer free parking to their employees are supposed to offer a subsidy. you are supposed to get the value of that parking space. >> people can ask for it. that's so
to grow. the bay area city that apple is moving into. >> and powerball is coming to california, when tickets will go on sale. . >> a trucker who took out ten vehicles as he barrelled through an east bay car lot says he was under a spell, a sneezing spell. . >> this is thousand accident scene lookeded from chopper five. the driver of a big truck claims he had a sneezing attack and slammed into ten trucks in a used car lot. surveillance cameras at a nearby business capture the clash. if you look carefully at this video, can you see a big truck flouing -- plowing intie flat bed truck. then watch as the front of the flat approximate bed is tossed against other trucks in the used car lot. >> i was just like no. >> there's the damage to the back of the flat bed truck that took the first impact. police say the driver was not on drugs or under the influence, they say it appeared to be a freak accident. >> look at the surveillance video again, the driver hit the brakes after he hit the flat bed. police say that supports the claim that he was distracted from the road after back to back to
, cbs 5. >>> the southern california grandmother, almost missed her chance to cash in on a multi- million dollar lottery ticket. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin, explains how this woman finally realized she was sitting on a gold mine and just in the nick of time. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes, julie arrived at the lottery office with her family to claim her $23 million super lotto plus winnings. >> once in a while i will hit the floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69-year-old disabled widow almost missed out on the super prize. >> i was like oh my god, that is me. >> reporter: and the california lottery put out this photo this week when no one claimed the prize that was about to expire. and in the photo is her daughter. >> i was just like oh my gosh. i just started screaming. screaming. >> reporter: the victorville family stopped at michael's market and liquor in palm dale last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i got car sick and i said i need to grab some water and we did and she was like get me a lottery ticket and i was like no, no, no, i'm just getting. and she is
. >> the first tax increase, the next tax increases. >> the last time california had a super majority was in 1933 and that was it was the republicans in power. . >> prk marked veteran's day at arlington national cemetery. >> the president, vice president and their wives took parts many the wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknown. the president noted this is the first veterans day in a decade that there were no veteran soldiers fighting in iraq. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting roll. they will be veterans. >> the president promised vet rans the country will be there for them as they transition. >> a veteran's monument is now a reality. the dedication was today at castor valley memorial park that honors members from all four mel tear units. veterans raised $200 million to build the memorial and are collecting donations to maintain it now. >> san jose held the veteran a's day parade today. the opening ceremony took place in honor of the 1918
story but not unique. those here at the san francisco call center of the california poison control system have heard it often. especially this time of year. >> we get them almost every year where people go out, picking wild mushrooms. and wind up picking these deadly mushrooms and wind up in the hospital very sick. and intensive care, with a failing liver. >> reporter: the only treatments says katherine meyer is supportive care and a liver transplant if that can be gotten. >> for people who are considering eating wild mushrooms, i would have to say that it's really abad idea. >> reporter: well, consider this, there are some 4,000 to 5,000 known species of mushrooms. 50 to 100 are known poisonous and the rest? well, that's the chance you take. >> if you don't know the species' name and how the proper identification with the spore print, no. you should not be picking the wild mushrooms. >> reporter: the placer county sheriff's office calls it a tragic accident. and refers questions to the state department of social services which says it's looking into the matter. don knapp, cbs 5. a
many employees argue it takes those value as way. on change.org a target employee from california started a petition to save thanksgiving for family. around 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i'm standing up for the greater good here. >> reporter: when employees protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> there's an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier. >> reporter: university of st. thomas marking professor john selter says it comes down to competition and target is simply supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so it's really a question to look at people are thinking about shopping. they want to go shopping. >> reporter: like paco even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck, you know. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. this is mother nature turning
, a near tragedy in southern california tonight. a pilot from his passenger, they are recovered after making an emergency landing. they said it was headed for the airport when they lost power. and that plane equipped the fence. the pilot and the passenger, they crawled out of the wreckage, listed in fair condition. the cause is under investigation. >>> three people from the bay area are among four killed in the crash. they all collided head on along highway 50 last night. a man, woman, child, all from san francisco, died in the prius. >>> well, congested this weekend by the holiday shoppers. they were heading for the mall or the main street businesses. that's $3 million more than last year with an explosion of shoppers using the mobile devices to find the best deals, nearly double that of last year. >> that adds up to about $59 billion in spending this year compared to $52 billion last year. >> of course, even more shopping tomorrow on cyber monday, expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. they are expected to point and click their way to
in california will die from lung cancer this year. many of them never even smoked. tonight cbs 5's doctor share as story of a remarkable young college student and star athlete who ended up in the fight of her life. >> reporter: in 2009 a senior jill had three goals. graduate, win nationals, and beat cancer. >> it was so surreal. it was so unbelievable. the healthy 24-year-old had stage four lung cancer. the type usually found in nonsmokers. the most common type seen in women. >> there are things that you think in the back of your mind could happen and you're always trying to guard your child from it. but lung cancer is not something that ever occurs to anyone. >> parents mary and jim say jill was dealing with cancer but foremost she was living her life. and live it she did. >> she got a 4.0 average her senior year. >> let's beat lung cancer. >> she worked with the lung cancer foundation to organize jog for jill. the charity runs to help raise awareness and beat lung cancer big time. and she got back to crew. >> she was going from chemo to practice in the rain. >> pushing teammates to give it th
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